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The Hérisson Falls

The Cascades du Herisson are a sequence of 7 waterfalls over a 3-hour through this breathtakingly beautiful valley.

The Hérisson Waterfalls have been classified under the Natural Sites Protection Act since 2002 and work to obtain the official “Grand Site de France” label 

 

 

 

 

 


Access Les Cascades du Hérisson

  

 Maison des Cascades

Lieu-dit Val-Dessus

 39130 Ménétrux en Joux  

  

At the Maison des Cascades (direction of Doucier), a car park is available to visit the 7 waterfalls of the 'Hérisson Waterfalls' circuit.   GPS coordinates Longitude : 46.614673 Latitude : 5.837866 

Link via Michelin

 

 

 

The map of the Waterfalls../medias/plan-cascades.pdf                                  Access Map../medias/plan-2.pdf

 

                                                                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The « Hérisson Waterfalls » circuit

To discover the 7 waterfalls, the classic hike is a 7.4 km there and back walk, with elevation +255m

(3 hours walk) . Be careful, it’s the same way there and back. The hike is accessible a year-round from the car park of the Maison des Cascades, below the spectacular waterfall of the Eventail Be careful, appropriate outdoor footwear is required. The circuit is only accessible on foot, no cycling allowed.

 

For your baby, the 'Maison des Cascades' has baby carrier backpacks on loan

Classified Natural Site


    The Hérisson Waterfalls have been classified under the Natural Sites Protection Act since 2002

                 

For that reason :

  • Stay on the marked trails
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead
  • Only accessible on foot, no cycling allowed

 

The Maison des Cascades

Below the spectacular waterfall of the Eventail you will find a shop and an exhibition at the "Maison des Cascades". For an educational and surprising overview of the valley, its waterfalls, history, geology and legends make sure that you pay us a visit.  

 

 

 

 

 

Opening dates and times

Opening dates and times of The Maison des Cascades

  • From 1st April to 16 June and from 9 to 29 September: 10h30-17h30 Every day
  •  From 17 June to 8 September: 10h-19h Every day  

Maison des cascades rates

Maison des cascades rates (for the exhibition only)

Adult: 2.50 € 

Child: 2 € 

Family'Pass (2 adults and two children): 8 €  

Maison des Cascades car Park rates

Less than 1 hour: € 4.00

1 to 3 hours : € 6.00

3 to 5 hours : € 8.00

More than 5 hours: € 10.00

The car park ticket gives you free entrance to the Maison des Cascades.  

 

Contact

Phone : 03 84 25 77 36 (high season) or 03 84 25 23 90

Email : maisondescascades@cc-pays-des-lacs.fr   

      

      

Horaires d'ouverture

Horaires de l’accueil et du standard téléphonique

Lundi au Vendredi de 9h00 à 12h00

Vendredi de 14h00 à 17h00

 

Adresse postale

Communauté de Communes du Pays des Lacs

12, rue Saint-Roch

BP 34

39130 CLAIRVAUX-LES-LACS

 

Tél : 03 84 25 23 90

 

Contact par email

      

      

Horaires d'ouverture

Horaires de l’accueil et du standard téléphonique

Lundi au Vendredi de 9h00 à 12h00

Vendredi de 14h00 à 17h00

 

Adresse postale

Communauté de Communes du Pays des Lacs

12, rue Saint-Roch

BP 34

39130 CLAIRVAUX-LES-LACS

 

Tél : 03 84 25 23 90

 

Contact par email

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